Are Health Centers Cost Effective?
A Review of Recent Research on Health Center Cost of Care
These slides are from a HRSA/BPHC Webinar Thursday, July 23, 2015 reviewing the most recent research studies of health center cost effectiveness. The slides from this webinar describe the research methods by leading health economists finding that health centers generally exhibit lower total costs of care and better patient outcomes compared to other primary care providers.
These slides feature evidence of health center cost effectiveness among Medicare and/or Medicaid populations in states including Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Texas, Vermont, and West Virginia.
Link to the Are Health Centers Cost Effective PDFThis webinar will feature recent studies health center cost of care and will highlight research findings and methods that could be used by other health centers to better understand their cost of the care.